MBAD611-18M3 (C) MBA Three 2018

Managerial Finance

10 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 2 July 2018
End Date: Sunday, 26 August 2018
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 13 July 2018
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 10 August 2018

Description

The course focuses on understanding the purpose and tasks undertaken by finance and treasury managers in organisations. It looks at the ways organisations raise and utilise funding and provides the tools necessary to assess the potential and existing performance of projects and investments through an understanding of the time value of money. It also takes a detailed look at how organisations manage financial risk. In addition, the course examines returns on investments, the financial markets, derivatives and international capital flows.

The course focuses on understanding the purpose and tasks undertaken by finance and treasury managers in organisations. It looks at the ways organisations raise and utilise funding and provides the tools necessary to assess the potential and existing performance of projects and investments through an understanding of the time value of money.  It also takes a detailed look at how organisations manage financial risk. In addition, the course examines returns on investments, the financial markets, derivatives and international capital flows.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the paper, you will have:

1. An understanding of how the finance role fits in to organisations;
2. An understanding of how to evaluate cash flows over time, in order to make informed decisions on maximising shareholder wealth;
3. An understanding of project evaluation from a finance perspective;
4. An understanding of how financial markets work and how organisations can utilise financial markets to achieve the goals of the organisation;
5. An understanding of financial risk, and how to manage it;
6. An understanding of portfolio returns, and how to achieve them;
7. An understanding of how organisations use debt and equity to fund expansion and acquisitions.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of Department.

Timetable Note

Mondays 5-8pm, starting Monday 2 July 2018

Course Coordinator

Oliver Hille

Oli Hille: Ph: 021 55 25 77

oli@author.co.nz

Assessment

“Learn” Quizzes  --  3 Quizzes on Learn  --  weight 15%

Mid Term Exam  --  6 August  --  weight 40%

Team Presentations  --  13 August  --  weight 20%  

Individual Project  --  Due 23 August at 4pm  --  weight 25%


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Textbooks / Resources

PLEASE NOTE: The text book is optional.

Fundamentals of Corporate Finance (2014) Ross, Bianchi, Christensen, Drew, Westerfield, Jordan. McGraw-Hill Australia Pty Ltd, 6th or 7th edition.
ISBN: 9780071013192

PLEASE NOTE: The text book is optional.

Additional material will be supplied.

Course links

LEARN

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,536.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Master of Business Administration Programme on the department and colleges page.

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